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REPORT: Dragons are singing in the rain

The Dragons notched their second home win of the season as they saw off Zebre in a rain-soaked arm-wrestle at Rodney Parade.

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Bath hang on for first home win as Saints’ Dan Biggar misses final kick

• Bath 17-15 Northampton• Home side move up to fourth in Premiership tableTwo weeks after Bath’s opening home match of the season had ended in a draw when they conceded a late try and conversion, they again faced the prospect of throwing away victory a…

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Ben Barba’s silky double caps impressive St Helens win at Warrington

• Warrington 14-34 St Helens• Douglas, Grace, Lomax and Richardson also score for visitorsWith the League Leaders’ Shield and a home semi-final in the play-offs long since secured for St Helens, it is easy to suggest there is little riding on their fin…

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Ulster Rugby: Woman makes debut aged 47

The lecturer played for the Ulster Ladies team for the first time after taking the sport up at 40.

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NRL: Roosters beat Rabbitohs to reach the grand final against Melbourne

Roosters 12-4 SouthsAs it happenedCooper Cronk is racing the clock to be fit for the NRL grand final after injuring his shoulder in the Sydney Roosters’ 12-4 NRL preliminary final win over South Sydney.Cronk injured his left shoulder as he took a field…

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John Mulvihill: Cardiff Blues ‘never think about losing’

Cardiff Blues head coach John Mulvihill says he has told his players to never think about losing, even during difficult spells in games.

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Rhys Webb’s eldest child unsure on international career

Former Wales captain Gareth Thomas goes to Toulon to talk with Rhys Webb only to find out something shocking.

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PREVIEW: Big guns back for Ospreys

Ospreys head coach Allen Clarke has recalled 10 Wales internationals for their Liberty Stadium clash with Benetton Treviso.

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SRU ‘not learned lessons’ from unfair dismissal case – Russell

Former head of domestic rugby Keith Russell says Scottish Rugby has not learned the lessons of the failings in governance his unfair dismissal case highlighted.

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PREM NEWS: Everyone now chasing RGC

A brilliant second half performance carried RGC 1404 to a notable 32-18 win over Pontypridd at Sardis Road and also took them to the top of the Principality Premiership.

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Wayne Pivac: Scarlets coach weighs in on Pro14 referee criticism

Scarlets head coach Wayne Pivac responds to claims that referees have not been up to standard in the opening Pro14 rounds.

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NRL preliminary final: Sydney Roosters beat South Sydney

Roosters 12-4 SouthsRoosters will play Melbourne Storm in the grand final 12.47pm BST Roosters 12-4 Souths: the first half was no classic, and it was 4-4 after 40 minutes, despite the Roosters playing the better football. The Rabbitohs came out playing…

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NRLW: Taleena Simon guides Roosters into grand final

Sydney Roosters thrash St George Illawarra at Allianz Stadium, after coming into final round without a winSydney Roosters speedster Taleena Simon has propelled her side into the NRLW grand final after bagging four tries in their 26-0 thrashing of St Ge…

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PREVIEW: Jackman wary of Zebre threat

Dragons head coach Bernard Jackman has warned his men to beware Zebre’s ruthless streak when they arrive at Rodney Parade.

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Billy Slater charged and faces NRL grand final ban

Melbourne Storm player’s hopes of an NRL grand final fairytale farewell could be over Billy Slater’s hopes of an NRL grand final fairytale farewell are over unless he can beat a ban for a shoulder charge at the judiciary this week.Slater was charged wi…

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REPORT: Red-hot Blues bounce back

Cardiff Blues broke their Guinness PRO14 duck in emphatic fashion with a thumping 37-13 triumph over Munster.

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